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Delta Variant Infections Surge in China Despite Mass Vaccination
China is battling its worst COVID-19 outbreak in months — fueled by the Delta variant — which has forced authorities in several regions to lock down cities, suspend key transportation routes, cancel flights and order...
Damaged cars rest on debris after heavy rains hit the city of Zhengzhou causing floods in China's central Henan province on July 21, 2021.
Historic Floods In Henan Province Unearth Persistent Problem of Poor Infrastructure in China
The recent catastrophic flooding throughout Henan province has highlighted China’s persistent problem of poorly constructed infrastructure, which many believe contributed significantly to the death and destruction wrought by the flooding. Official tallies, which are widely...
CHENGDU, CHINA - JUNE 18: A jewelry vendor is seen on West Yulin Road on June 18, 2020 in central Chengdu, China. Street vendors in the tourism city Chengdu are mentioned by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during COVID-19 as an example of economic recovery.
Decrease In Consumer Spending Threatens China’s Economy
Weak domestic consumption — largely attributed to the impact of the COVID-19 virus — is having devastating consequences for scores of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in China. It’s impacting the livelihoods of many Chinese...
Pentagon Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Incidents ‘Days in Advance’
The U.S. military is testing cutting edge artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that the Pentagon says will allow American forces to predict major events prior to them happening. At a press conference, on July 28, General...
henan floods death toll continues to rise
As Death Toll in Henan Floods Climbs, Conflicting Reporting and Journalist Intimidation Run Rampant
The reported death toll from last week's flooding in China’s Zhengzhou city has risen to 302 with an additional 50 people still missing after historic, record-breaking rainfalls battered the Henan Province region for days affecting...
Appearing Desperate, the CCP Attempts to Manufacture a Baby Boom With Sweeping New Policies
After scrapping their decades-old one-child policy in 2016 and implementing a three-child policy in May of 2021, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has now enacted a broad series of incentives in an attempt to manufacture...
HONG KONG, CHINA - JULY 1: A guest holds a Chinese national flag during a morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school marking the 24th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on July 1, 2021 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong marks the 24th anniversary of the handover from Britain.
Investigation Launched After Chinese Anthem Booed, Arrests Made Due to Children’s Books
Hong Kong police have launched an investigation into the booing of the Chinese national anthem. It happened during the screening of an Olympic medal ceremony for Olympic gold medalist fencer Edgar Cheung Ka-long representing Hong...
Two Maryland Air National Guard 175th Fighter Wing A-10s fly side by side June 13, 2003.
US Senate Refuses to Retire the A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet
Despite numerous attempts by the U.S. Air Force to rid themselves of the A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from its fleet, the U.S. Congress continues to thwart efforts to retire the aircraft. Retiring the aircraft...
General view of the Bayer Chemical Plant on July 27, 2021 in Leverkusen, Germany. Chempark houses chemical giant Bayer, the company that founded the football team, by employees of the pharmaceutical firm.
German Chemical Plant Explosion Claims 2 Lives, 5 Still Missing and Presumed Dead, Dozens Injured
On Tuesday, July 27, an explosion at the Chempark industrial park, operated by Currenta and located in Leverkusen, Germany, tore through the complex. At least two employees were killed, and dozens of others were injured,...
Playing cards showing details of missing children are displayed on March 31, 2007 in Beijing, China. The cards showing photographs and information of 27 missing children were created by Shen Hao, the founder of missing persons website, 'www.xrqs.com'.
Human Trafficking Remains a Persistent Challenge in Modern Day China
Human trafficking, particularly of women and children, continues to plague mainland China with hundreds of thousands of children going missing annually. Many of those missing are suspected of being forced into manual labor and prostitution...
sun dawu in 2019
Chinese Agricultural Businessman Sun Dawu Sentenced to 18 Years for ‘Seeking Quarrels and Provoking Trouble’
Sun, who prided himself on a system of 'co-prosperity' for owners and employees alike, ran afoul of the Communist Party for supporting human rights lawyers and economic reforms Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu, owner of the...
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Satellite Imagery Shows China Building an Additional 110 Nuclear Missile Silos
Nuclear analysts, studying commercial satellite imagery, have uncovered facilities in an area northwest of China's Yumen, Gansu Province, that appears to be the location of the construction of upwards of 110 nuclear missile silos. Experts...